Year: 2017

CHARACTER

Using Social Media to Get Hired

Well over half of potential employers expect you to have a presence on social media, and half of those employers are going to look for you when they see you have applied for a job with them. Think about your social media platforms, how do you feel about having a potential employer taking a look at […]

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HABITS

Building a Habit of Excellence

EXCELLENCE IS A HABIT Like the old smart dude said, if you want to operate at any level of excellence, you have to create a habit. Excellence is a process that you have to develop and decide to act on every single day. Because success loves speed the sooner you start the quicker you become excellent. […]

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CHARACTER

What Your Summer Job Is Really For

“Summertime, go get a job!” Have you heard that one yet? I remember hearing that from many people when I was in High School. Oddly, it mostly came from people that I rarely saw, didn’t really know what I was doing with my life, and just liked to offer unsolicited advice. I am all about […]

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STUDENT

Five Trends from Incredible Students

I have been lucky to work with some incredible students. These students have earned 3.8+ GPAs, been high performers in Student Leadership positions, worked part-time, and made incredible memories. They lived the dream, right? I’ll be honest. I have worked with way more students who have squeaked by on all levels, some in-between, and the […]

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STUDENT

A Different Way to Make the Most of this Summer

There is no off-season for champions. Those that max out their success simply move from performance to preparation. Think athletes, musicians, but also you. Students who look at the summer as their off-season miss out on a valuable time to develop themselves. Without the time constraints of going to class and studying, you now have an […]

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HABITS

3 Keys to Communicating Effectively

Communicating effectively is one of the most influential skills you can develop. Your ability to connect and build relationships with others is going to be a major key in creating successful opportunities for yourself. The quicker you develop these skills, the quicker you will see an impact. Very early in my career, I was leading […]

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HABITS

Start Seeing Bigger Growth by Using this Perspective

Growth, improvement, development, they are all centered on perspective. Great inventors take the resources they have around them and combine them to create something new. You can do the same thing in your development. Seek to utilize today’s opportunities to help you accomplish tomorrow’s goals. Below is a video talking more about how the difference […]

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STUDENT

Choose Growth

There are two different mindsets that you as a student can have. You can’t have both at the same time. You can either have a growth mindset or a fixed mindset. The difference is the perspective you have towards your own abilities, skills, and potential. My advice is to choose growth. One of the people […]

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STUDENT

Get the “Other” Education

One of the first things I learned when I started my career was that I was evaluated on what I could do. This may make sense when you first hear it, but it was a surprise because of how quickly the evaluation criteria changed. During school, and when applying for and interviewing for jobs, it […]

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STUDENT

4 Reasons You Should Be A Student Leader Next Semester

Spring semesters bring new opportunities for the next Academic Year. Not to pull you away from focusing on your classes this semester, but an opportunity you should consider is joining some type of student leadership positions. After all, it doesn’t really matter where you go to College but it definitely does matter how. How you […]

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